Will California Face Crop Shortages Without Federal Water?
California will go a second year without federal water for farmers. The state has been in a drought for four years, which could cause crop shortages.By Jill Ornitz | February 28, 2015
Farmers in drought-stricken California will go a second year without federal water to help keep up crop production.
The series of canals and dams that make up the federal government's Central Valley Project used to be a main source of water for the valley's farmers.
But in the last four years of California's drought, that water has been used to help with community water shortages. (Video via PBS NewsHour)